KTTV Fox 11 anchor Jeff Michael shared a report this week about the ongoing problem of Internet trolls, people who devote their time and energy to defaming and insulting others via the Web.

One victim, Progenex CEO Darren Meade, claimed that a business competitor hired a “professional” troll to defame him. Sure enough, if you Google Meade’s name, the dominant results point to all sorts of very personal sounding attacks.

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